The Pittsburgh Chess Club


Wightman Building

5604 Solway St., Suite 209

412 421 1881

Pittsburgh, pa, 15217


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Welcome to the Pittsburgh Chess Club! The PCC has roots going back to the early 1900s, and remains committed to serving the needs of chess players in Pittsburgh and Allegheny County. We have one of the largest chess libraries you'll ever see. We also have a large supply of chess equipment. Refreshments are available for purchase.

Regular hours: Wednesdays 1:00-9:30pm. Saturdays 2:00-5:00pm and 7:00-9:00pm.

Club is open some Friday nights, depending on steward availability. Call for details.

Rated Tournaments: Tuesdays and some weekends.

Youth classes with Jerry Meyers: youthchess.net

Download a PCC membership form, mail it in, and join the fun today!


Winter/Spring 2018 tournament schedule coming soon

 

Watch this space for information, including flyers and dates!


An Urgent Call for Volunteers from the PCC President

 

As some of you may know, I have recently relocated from Hopewell Township to Williamsport, which is about three hours away from the PCC.  I’ve remained President, and tried to remain as an active tournament director as well.  However, this is not sustainable, due to my new professional responsibilities.  Also, Steve O’Connor has been a great PCC officer and steward for years, but has had to heavily cut back on his hours due to other concerns that require his time.  We have yet to find a permanent replacement for him. 

 

This means we need volunteers to help as directors, and as stewards, immediately.

 

Please understand that the Pittsburgh Chess Club depends heavily on volunteer effort.  We run 14 tournaments a year, and we have regular Club hours twice a week.  This means we need tournament directors and club stewards.  Without those two critical areas covered, the Club will not be able to maintain its normal level of operations.  Put bluntly:  we may have to cut tournaments, and hours of operation.

 

There’s an old saying that many hands make light work.  We need more hands.  If you can help in any capacity, please contact me directly at boyd.m.reed@gmail.com, and we’ll get you in the rotation.  If you want to learn how to direct, or find out what it’s like to be a steward, here’s your chance.

 

Thanks for your support, and Happy Holidays to you and yours.       – Boyd Reed, December 6, 2017

 


Upcoming Tournament Flyers

 

Smith Memorial (starts 11/14)

Bomberault Memorial (12/16)

 

Entering a tournament? No problem.

Download our entry form, complete it, and remit it with your entry. Done!

 

Please note: The Pittsburgh Chess Club reserves the right to require use of a carbonless duplicate scoresheet (to be furnished by the PCC) in any PCC tournament game, and to mandate submission of one copy of that scoresheet by each player to the PCC. This authority is granted by US Chess Rule 15G. This will usually be limited to the top 1-2 boards in the top section of a tournament during the last 1-2 rounds.

 

BOARD MEMBERS

Name

Title

Term Ends

Boyd Reed

President

2020

Melih Ozbek

Vice President

2018

James Szurek

Treasurer

2018

Ashley Priore

Secretary

2020

Isaac Steincamp

2020

Jerald Meyers

2019

Stephen Plato

2019

Michael Stephan

2019

John Barroso

2018

 

 

 

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